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Monday, August 6, 2012

Polish President Accuses Obama of Betraying Poland

The Polish president has accused Barack Obama of betraying Poland by cancelling a promised missile defence system. 

Poland's President Bronislaw Komorowski Photo: AFP/Getty Images

Reflecting Warsaw's long-standing anger over the 2009 cancellation of a controversial Bush-era anti-ballistic missile system President Bronislaw Komorowski said Poland should build its own missile shield to ensure national defence.
"Our mistake was that by accepting the American offer of a shield we failed to take into account the political risk associated with a change of president," said Mr Komorowski in a magazine interview. "We paid a high political price. We do not want to make the same mistake again. We must have a missile system as an element of our defences."

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